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Jobs: General Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, Seoul National University

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Date: 13-Mar-2019
From: BONG <>
Subject: General Linguistics: Asst/Assoc Professor, Seoul National University, South Korea
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University or Organization: Seoul National University
Department: Department of English Language and Literature
Job Location: Seoul, Korea, South
Web Address:
Job Title: Asst/Assoc Professor (tenure track) in English Linguistics or Related Fields

Job Rank: Asst/Assoc Professor

Specialty Areas: General Linguistics; Experimental or Computational Linguistics Preferred


The Department of English Language and Literature at Seoul National University in South Korea invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, beginning on September 1, 2019.

Seoul National University is the top-ranking research university in Korea, with 43,000 students and 2,100 tenured or tenure-track faculty members (Please visit our website at for more information). We are highly committed to preparing students to live as responsible leaders in an increasingly interconnected world. With nearly thirty faculty members specializing in teaching and researching both English linguistics and literature, the Department of English Language and Literature is the largest in the College of Humanities (for more information, see ). For this tenure-track position, we are particularly interested in applicants who are scholarly and pedagogically committed to English linguistics using experimental or computational linguistic methods. Preference will be given to applicants with a distinguished research record.

All applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and an internationally visible research profile (A minimum of 200% publications required. For further details, please refer to the online announcement at the application link provided below. Applicants must also be highly proficient both in English and Korean.

Teaching Responsibilities:
The successful candidate will teach two three-credit courses per semester, totaling four courses per year, which include both undergraduate and graduate courses in the major area, a freshmen English course, and a general education course based on linguistics. Candidates should be capable of not only teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels but also supervising graduate students.

Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. A substantial start-up research fund is awarded to all new faculty. Faculty housing on campus is available.

Application Procedure:
The required documents and materials including academic transcripts, publications, a personal statement, teaching and research plan, and a list of research achievements should be submitted online at: no later than April 10th (Wednesday), 2019. Interviews of the short-listed candidates will be held on campus between May 22th and May 31th, 2019.

Informal inquiries are welcome and should be directed to Ms. Sumin Kim at at the contact information provided below.

Application Deadline: 10-Apr-2019

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Sumin Kim

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